Trump goes on offensive against Biden with trip to New Hampshire

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump will go on the offensive against Democratic rival Joe Biden on Sunday with a campaign trip to New Hampshire, a state he narrowly lost in 2016 but is trying to reclaim in this year’s White House race.With nine days left until the Nov. 3 U.S. elections, the Republican president is… Continue reading Trump goes on offensive against Biden with trip to New Hampshire

More than 50 million Americans have cast ballots in presidential election

Vehicles drive through to drop off their mail-in ballots at the Registrar of Voters for San Diego County in San Diego, California, U.S., October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake - RC2XLJ92RYFN

(Reuters) – More than 50 million Americans have cast ballots in the U.S. presidential election with 11 days to go in the campaign, a pace that could lead to the highest voter turnout in over a century, according to data from the U.S. Elections Project on Friday. The eye-popping figure is a sign of intense… Continue reading More than 50 million Americans have cast ballots in presidential election

Debates over, Trump and Biden enter campaign’s 11-day homestretch

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., October 22, 2020. Photo courtesy: Reuters

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and rival Joe Biden begin a sprint through the final 11 days of the U.S. presidential race on Friday, a day after battling over the COVID-19 pandemic and personal integrity in their second and final debate.Trump, 74, will hold two rallies in the battleground state of Florida, where… Continue reading Debates over, Trump and Biden enter campaign’s 11-day homestretch

Explainer: Red mirage, blue mirage – Beware of early U.S. election wins

Vehicles drive through to drop off their mail-in ballots at the Registrar of Voters for San Diego County in San Diego, California, U.S., October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake - RC2XLJ92RYFN

(Reuters) – Imagine that the polls have closed in Florida, counties are beginning to report early vote counts, and it looks like former Vice President Joe Biden is way ahead. An hour later, Pennsylvania counties begin to report and it seems to be a slam dunk for U.S. President Donald Trump.Don’t be fooled, voting experts… Continue reading Explainer: Red mirage, blue mirage – Beware of early U.S. election wins

The tide turns against Trump as Biden surges to his largest-ever lead among likely voters

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden turns from the podium after speaking during a campaign event at Riverside High School in Durham, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo)

West Coast (Yahoo News): With only two weeks left until Election Day, Joe Biden’s lead over President Trump has widened to 11 percentage points — Biden’s biggest margin among likely voters in any Yahoo News/YouGov poll to date.The survey, which was conducted from October 16 to 18, shows that a majority of likely voters (51… Continue reading The tide turns against Trump as Biden surges to his largest-ever lead among likely voters

Trump and Biden to court early voters as U.S. campaign gathers steam

File photo: President Donald Trump reacts during a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, December 18, 2019, on the day the House of Representatives voted to impeach him. Photo courtesy: Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden will court early voters as their campaigns step up events ahead of their final debate this week. Concern about crowds at polling stations during the coronavirus pandemic has driven far larger numbers than usual to vote early, ahead of the November 3 election… Continue reading Trump and Biden to court early voters as U.S. campaign gathers steam